Rusalka Author:C. J. Cherryh The coming of Rusalka. The white thing was there, flitting about Pyetr and he began to follow it. The old wizard Uulamets plunged after, dragging Sasha by a coat sleeve. "Do you see her boy? Do you see her". "yes" Sasha said, turning his head It was a ghost they were chasing. "Pyetr, Stop!", He lost sight of Pyetr in the brush, Then saw somethin... more »g at the bottom of a ravine. It was Pyetr, so pale and cold..Pyetr muttered and looked confused. "My Daughter", Uulamets said in a harsh voice,"She never had any sense about men, So she's chosen you! Where did she go?" "His daughter", Sasha whispered. "She's dead. Pyetr, I think she's Rusalka, and terribly dangerous!"« less
Here in her first novel for Del Rey Books, bestselling, award-winning C.J. Cherryh tells a grim but warmly human story of courage, sacrifice, and desperate love between a tormented spirit and a mortal man. the Rusalka is the ghost of a murdered girl who must draw energy from other life forms in order to exist.